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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1775
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Hostilian; Trebonianus Gallus; Rome
Denomination:  Sestertius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  251
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.85
Weight (g):  17.17
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 1452. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Hostilian, wearing laurel wreath, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Securitas, draped, standing frontally, head facing l., placing r. on top of head and resting l. elbow on column.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … CΛL C VΛL HOS MΓ...V…VS ΔVG (Gaius Valens Hostilian Messius Quintus, Noble Caesar). Reverse: SBCoRITΛS A…G S C (Security [provided by] the Emperor; S C - Translation Disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 225 (Trajan Decius)

4 Related People

Trebonianus Gallus
Roman
206
253
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Hostilian
Roman


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